Intelligence Studies

Volume 56, No. 4

December 2012

Unclassified Extracts from Studies in Intelligence

Historical Perspective

At Cold War’s End

A Defection Case that Marked the Times

by John Tellaray, with an introduction by Michael Sulick

From the Studies Archive

Bringing the Computer into Intelligence Work

*Some Far-out Thoughts on Computers

by Orrin Clotworthy



Orrin Clotworthy was a CIA officer at the time of the writing of his article in 1962. He considered himself a computer hobbyist.

Samuel Cooper-Wall is the CIA Museum’s archivist.

John Ehrman is a frequent contributor of book reviews and winner of several Studies in Intelligence Awards. He is an analyst in CIA.

Jason Manosevitz is an analyst in CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence and a member of the Studies in Intelligence Editorial Board.

Peter Mattis is a former CIA officer who now works and writes about Chinese affairs for the Jamestown Foundation.

Hayden Peake is the curator of the CIA’s Historical Intelligence Collection in the CIA Library. He has served in the Directorates of Science and Technology and Operations.

John Tellaray is the penname of a retired CIA operations officer.

Michael Sulick is a former director of the National Clandestine Service in CIA.